Definition of Marriage offer
1. Noun. An offer of marriage.
Specialized synonyms: Question
Generic synonyms: Offer, Offering
Derivative terms: Propose
Lexicographical Neighbors of Marriage Offer
Literary usage of Marriage offer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of Queen Elizabeth by Agnes Strickland (1910)
"... Cambridge progress—Offers Robert Dudley's hand to the Queen of Scots—Creates him Earl of Leicester—Levity of her behaviour—marriage offer of Charles IX. ..."
2. A German and English Dictionary by Karl. Breul (1906)
"... n. demandai marriage, offer of marriage. —6:flut, "• marriage portion, dowry ; uline —6-nuf, ..."
3. Rape for Profit: Trafficking of Nepali Girls and Women to India's Brothels by Human Rights Watch/Asia, Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1995)
"In others, the marriage offer itself is enough to lure a woman away from home. A police officer in Butwal told Human Rights Watch/Asia that in 1989 he ..."
4. The History of Mankind by Friedrich Ratzel (1896)
"The modes of contracting marriage offer many traces, persisting to the present day, of a former state of things. A present given in many cases by the ..."
5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1893)
"Should a suitable marriage offer, yon may be sure that I would waive my own interests for whai promised to be for your happiness." " One your equal in birth ..."
6. Reports of Cases Upon Appeals and Writs of Error in the House of Lords by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Patrick Dow (1814)
"iY MARRIAGE. Offer to prove marriage by actual celebration—by cohabitation as husband and wife with habit and repute—by acknowledgment, &c. ..."